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Summer 2018 Course Information
Theories of Aging

Course Description
This course addresses the historical, contemporary, and interdisciplinary basis of aging theory. Students critically assess biological, psychological, sociological, and human developmental conceptualizations. Emphasis of the course is on conceptual models as well as theoretical development and application within gerontological research and the field of aging.
Contacts
Instructor

Alex Bishop
Office: 405-744-3989
Fax: 405-744-6344
alex.bishop@okstate.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Handbook of Theories of Aging
Vern L. Bengtson and Richard A. Settersten, Jr.
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 978-0826129420
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company


Course Access
 
The OSU campus coordinator, Susan Malec, will contact students approximately three weeks prior to the beginning of a semester with preliminary information, and again one week prior to the beginning of the semester with log in name and password. OSU's online courses are facilitated by Brightspace.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

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